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The 14th European Finite Element Fair

Bonn, 20.–21. May 2016

Travel Information


Transportation
  • By train to Bonn Hauptbahnhof. Timetables can be found here.
  • By plane to Cologne airport (Flughafen Köln Bonn; CGN). Take Bus SB 60 to Bonn Hauptbahnhof (runs about every 20 minutes, 35-minute ride, around 8 Euro); it also possible to get off near the conference venue at Brüdergasse/Bertha-von-Suttner-Platz.
  • By plane to Düsseldorf airport (Flughafen Düsseldorf; DUS). Take the train from Flughafen Düsseldorf to Bonn Hauptbahnhof (approx 1:00 hour, around 20–25 Euro).
  • By plane to Frankfurt airport (Flughafen Frankfurt; FRA). Take the train from Flughafen Frankfurt to Bonn Hauptbahnhof (approx. 1:45 hour, around 40 Euro). This scenic train ride along the river Rhein may be booked as a Lufthansa flight or may even be already included in your long-distance airfare. It is also possible to take a train from Frankfurt airport to Siegburg/Bonn train station and then the tram directly to Bertha-von-Suttner-Platz (approx. 1:15 hour in total, around 70 Euro).


Public Transport in Bonn

Timetables for buses, trams and subways are available here. Stops close to the conference venue are "Universität/Markt" (subway) or "Opernhaus" (bus) or "Bertha-von-Suttner-Platz/Beethovenhaus" (tram).


Directions from Bonn Hauptbahnhof to the University Club Bonn
  • The University Club is within walking distance from the Hauptbahnhof. It is about a 10 minute walk. Exit the Hauptbhanhof Bonn through the Main Exit (North Exit) and cross Am Hauptbahnhof street. Make a right turn and follow Maximilianstraße to the corner Maximilianstraße and Kaiserplatz. Make a left turn onto Kaiserplatz. Follow the Kaiserplatz street in north direction. You will pass the main university building on the left and the Hofgarten park on your right. Make a left turn and pass through the Stockentor. Make a right turn onto Franziskanerstraße which leads into the Konviktstraße where the University Club is located on the left hand side.
  • A taxi ride from the Hauptbahnhof to the University Club costs about 6 Euro.
  • The University Club is located at Konviktstraße 9, D-53113 Bonn, Germany.
  • If you plan to come by car, the closest park garage is the "Parkhaus Oper" (address: Brassertufer 1, 53111 Bonn). Costs: approx. 18 Euros for two full days.

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Hotels

There are several suitable hotels in Bonn, for example

Further hotels can be found here